Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial today on his website Nader.org.
Apart From Defeating Trump, Why Did The Democrats Have A Bad Election Day?… Read more ...
The Anti-Libertarian Republic: Austin Petersen Rejects Individualism
By Ryan Griggs
June 1. 2015
Austin Petersen was a guest on the Tom Woods Show on June 1, 2015. Viewed by many as a libertarian, Petersen’s statements are an affront to libertarianism properly considered as an application of the Non-Aggression Principle to human relations.… Read more ...
Ballot Access Newsreports former George W. Bush chief media strategist Mark McKinnon proposed in an interview with NPR on Thursday that if the Republican Party nominates billionaire real estate magnate Donald Trump for president, establishment Republicans may seek to qualify for an independent presidential ticket with former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney as their nominee.… Read more ...
In 1999, Saturday Night Live parodied the battle between paleoconservative icon Pat Buchanan and entrepreneur Donald Trump for control of Ross Perot’s Reform Party. Social issues dominated the debate as Trump and Buchanan both sought the party’s presidential nomination. Today, more than 15 years later, the two are finding common ground as Trump mounts a Republican presidential campaign that may ultimately lead to an Independent run.… Read more ...
Chuck Baldwin was the 2008 presidential nominee of the Constitution Party. He wrote the following commentary today in response to the recent efforts to censor the Confederate battle flag from public view.
Ladies and gentlemen, I submit that what we see happening in the United States today is an apt illustration of why the Confederate flag was raised in the first place.… Read more ...
Libertarian Party of Oregon Admonishes Jason Yates; Accuses Him of Fraud for Claiming False and Misleading Endorsement
Wilsonville, Ore – September 25th, 2014 — The Libertarian Party of Oregon (LPO) State Committee voted yesterday to admonish Jason Yates, Republican Candidate for US Congressional District 1, and accuse him of fraud for making false and misleading claims that he is endorsed by the Libertarian Party of Oregon.
Ann Coulter, a sometime spokeswoman for the Republican Party, had some surprising comments for people who might be considering voting for a Libertarian candidate.
This is the verbiage of the last paragraph of her column from September 17th:
Which brings me to my final assignment this week: If you are considering voting for the Libertarian candidate in any Senate election, please send me your name and address so I can track you down and drown you.
Taking lessons apparently from Republicans in Illinois , Ohio , and Oregon , several Republicans in New York have filed challenges to some of the candidates’ petitions in order to keep Libertarians off the ballot.
Date: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 9:12 AM
Subject: New Yorkers file 35,000 signatures for fourteen Libertarian candidates–Too Much for the Republicans
To: LP-State Chairs , LP_8new
Cc: Wes Benedict , Carla Howell , Bob Johnston , Eric Dixon
The Republican lobbyist who filed a general challenge to the New York Libertarian Party statewide slate has failed to perfect his challenge, meaning that Michael McDermott, Chris Edes, John Clifton and Carl Person are on the ballot for Governor, Lt.
Republican Congressional Candidates Submit False Filings; Attempt to Obtain Libertarian Party Nominations By Deception
Wilsonville, Ore – August 27th, 2014 — The Libertarian Party of Oregon(LPO) has learned that US Congressional candidates Jason Yates, Republican, District 1, and James Buchal, Republican, District 3, submitted false certificates of nomination to the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.
The Libertarian Party of Illinois will have 7 candidates on the ballot in November after a challenge was met, it was anounced this past week. Counsel John Fogarty, representing the Republican Party of Illinois, challenged the almost 43,000 signatures that had been gathered in order to place the candidates on the ballot.… Read more ...
The 2008 Libertarian Party vice-presidential nominee (and current Republican) Wayne Allyn Root recently wrote a book called The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide: How to Survive, Thrive, and Prosper During Obamageddon. On May 1st, he was interviewed on the nationally syndicated Alex Jones Show by guest host Mike Adams of NaturalNews.com.… Read more ...